New Holland Agriculture wins 2020 Good Design Award for the BigBaler 1290 High Density

New Holland has been honoured with the prestigious Good Design® Award in the Industrial Category for its BigBaler 1290 High Density from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

The Good Design international jury panel of design professionals, leading industry specialists, design  journalists  and  critics  awarded  the  BigBaler  1290  High  Density,  which  takes  a new direction, using effectively advanced design techniques to enhance the efficiency of the ‘engineered’ components. This range, designed for delivering all-out efficiency and productivity, has already received recognition from the industry, having been awarded both an Agritechnica Silver Innovation Medal and a Machine of the Year 2020 award.

The BigBaler 1290 High Density was one of the product designs selected by the jury from a record number of submissions from the world’s leading manufacturers and industrial and graphic design firms from over 48 countries. The award recognises the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world, and the selection is based on the criteria of quality design of the  highest form, function, and aesthetics a standard beyond ordinary consumer products and graphics. As a winner of the award, the BigBaler 1290 High Density will feature in the Good Design Yearbook for 2020-2021.

Carlo Lambro, New Holland Brand President, commented: “We are honoured to receive this prestigious award, which recognises New Holland’s ability to put innovation at the service of its customers, always pushing the boundaries of productivity and efficiency. The BigBaler 1290 High Density is a winning example of how the collaboration between the CNH Industrial Design Team and our Product Engineering Teams enable New Holland to keep raising the bar on performance to the advantages of our customers. I would like to thank the design teams who developed this exceptional  product  and  our  manufacturing  team  at  our  Center  of  Harvesting  Excellence in Zedelgem.”

David Wilkie, CNH Industrial Design Director, added: “The design vision for the BigBaler 1290 High Density stems from nature, inspired by the flowing lines of crops as they sway in the fields. It  incorporates  the  natural  flow  vision  denoted  by  its  sinuous,  sleek  lines  that  encapsulate  the functionality of the machine and enhance the efficiency of the machine’s components.”

The New Holland BigBaler 1290 High Density is designed for delivering all-out efficiency and productivity. It produces bales of up to 22% higher density than conventional large square balers, significantly increasing transport and bale handling efficiency.

The unique patented Loop Master™ knotting technology ensures best-in-class solid tying and protects both the environment and forage by eliminating twine offcuts. By introducing a loop-style second knot, during an average 10,000-bale season, this system eliminates over six kilometres or 46 kg of twine offcuts.

The range also introduces the unique SmartShift™ gearbox, winner of an Agritechnica Silver Innovation Medal, that delivers a soft start up resulting in greater comfort for the operator and overload protection for the tractor’s driveline.

Operator comfort is further enhanced with a new intuitive user interface using the large IntelliView™  IV  touchscreen  display.  A  range  of  automated features,  such  as  IntelliCruise™ technology,  which  automatically  adjusts  tractor speed in  relation  to  crop  throughput,  further enhance productivity.

All the advanced features of the BigBaler 1290 High Density result in outstanding in-field efficiency, with fewer bales per field and more tons transported in each trailer load. In short higher productivity saving time and transport costs.

The BigBaler 1290 High Density is built at the New Holland Center of Harvesting Excellence in Zedelgem, Belgium, and is the culmination of more than 30 years and over 30,000 large square bales produced to date.

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